This section contains a multitude of resources for both homeowners and local government officials.
Do's and Don'ts Around the Home
Turn your home into a stormwater pollution solution!
EPA homeowner's guide to healthy habits for clean water provides tips for better vehicle and garage care, lawn and garden techniques, home improvement, pet care, and more.
National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Urban Areas
This guidance is useful to local, state, and tribal managers in implementing management programs for polluted runoff. Contains information on various means of reducing surface water and groundwater pollution.
Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Resources
This web site contains the latest brochures and other resources from EPA for managing onsite wastewater treatment systems such as conventional septic systems and alternative decentralized systems. These resources provide basic information to help homeowners, as well as detailed technical guidance for health departments.
Low Impact Development Center
Information on protecting the environment and water resources through site design techniques.
Stormwater Manager's Resource Center (SMRC)
This resources center, by the Center for Watershed Protection, is designed specifically for stormwater practitioners, local government officials, and others that need technical assistance on stormwater management.
Strategies: Community Responses to Runoff Pollution
This interactive web document, by the Natural Resources Defense Councel, explores some of the most effective strategies that communities are using around the nation to control urban runoff pollution. It is also available in print form and as an interactive CD-ROM.
For More Information:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Nonpoint Source Control Branch (4503T)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
Last updated 4/4/2008